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Health Tip of the Day

Cross-Training Tips for Walkers

  • Build biceps and triceps by using hand weights.

  • Build muscle support for your spine by swimming.

  • Increase your upper-body flexibility by playing a weekly game of golf.

  • Play tennis or basketball to train your muscles for explosive movement and to develop concentration and upper-body flexibility.

  • When you work out on strength-training equipment, keep your heart rate in the training range.

  • Do anaerobic training to build your endurance and power.

  • Get a little exercise while you're relaxing. Take a recreational bicycle ride or swim with your children to tone muscles.